Lake Hamilton, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Hamilton, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake Hamilton had a population of 1,332 as of July 1, 2018. Lake Hamilton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Hamilton is located at latitude 28.0492 and longitude -81.6268 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake Hamilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Town of Lake Hamilton (GNIS ID: 2405972) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Lake Hamilton is located within Haines City CCD of Polk County.

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Lake Hamilton, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,332
Population in Households 1,329
Population in Familes 1,116
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 424
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $49,004
Average Household Income $59,177
Per Capita Income $23,274


Total Housing Units 624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 401 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $110,294
Average Home Value $148,875


Total Households 501
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 369
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.96% 1.23%
Households 0.86% 1.21%
Families 1.03% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   4.11%

Lake Hamilton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Hamilton to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 719 22nd
Population Density # 743 19th
Diversity Index # 206 78th
Median Household Income # 467 49th
Per Capita Income # 604 34th

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